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2018 AAFP FMX
Oct 9-13, 2018
New Orleans

While you're in New Orleans for FMX, you can take advantage of these additional unique learning opportunities.

KSA Working Groups

Easily fulfill the 60-question Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA), formerly SAM, with these one day sessions that meets your ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification Self-Assessment Activities Requirement. Each course is approved for up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits; 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Separate registration fee required.


Satellite CME Events

Earn extra CME at Satellite CME events available during FMX. The Satellite events are part of the FMX experience and allow attendees to gain additional knowledge, and CME credit. Choose from a wide range of topics and enjoy this opportunity to speak with colleagues who may be treating a patient with a similar issue to diagnosis.


Scientific Information Displays

Browse these informative, educational posters showcasing current medical information that is highly relevant to family physicians. Not available for CME credit.


ALSO® Provider Course

A NEW one-day course format is available for Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®). This newly evolved course is an evidence-based interprofessional training program that prepares members of the entire maternity care team to better manage obstetric emergencies through teaching standardized approaches to care.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Determination of credit is pending.

You do not need to be registered for AAFP FMX in order to attend this course. Separate registration fee required.


Nexplanon Training -- SOLD OUT

Tuesday, October 9 l 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Room: 217

Receive hands-on training for Nexplanon insertion, removal procedures, and implant localization techniques during this two-hour training session. Participants who complete the session will be eligible to order Nexplanon from authorized distributor(s). Certificates of attendance will be issued for those attending the entire session. Nexplanon Training is NOT available for CME credit.

Please note: Space is limited to 60 participants. You must register for this event during your FMX registration, as on-site registration will not be open. Already registered? No problem! Contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at 800-274-2237 to get signed up.

Sponsored by Merck


Stop the Bleed

Thursday, October 11 l 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. and
Friday, October 12 l 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Room 219

Stop the Bleed is a program intended to cultivate a grassroots effort to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. This session will teach you how to conduct "train the trainer" workshops. Upon completion of the session, you will receive a certificate of acknowledgement stating your approval to conduct Stop the Bleed sessions in your community. Stop the Bleed training is NOT available for CME credit.

Please note: Space is limited to 60 participants per session. You are highly encouraged to register for this event during FMX registration to ensure your seat in the session. Already registered? No problem! Contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at 800-274-2237 to get signed up.

Presented by the University Medical Center New Orleans